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[movies]Doctor in Industry (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Epic history of industrial medicine in the first half of the 20th century, showing how manufacturers and the medical profession came to terms with one another and culminating in GM's rehabilitation program for returned World War II veterans. Directed by Haford Kerbawy.
Keywords: Medicine: Industrial medicine; Medicine: Occupational health; World War II: Postwar issues
Downloads: 13,459,769 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Case of Spring Fever, A - Handy (Jam) Organization
Gilbert Willoughby is punished for voicing Luddite ideas (complaining about pesky springs) by "Coily," an obnoxious, animated spring who subjects him to the hassles of a springless world.
Keywords: Physics: Springs; Animation; Technology: Critiques
Downloads: 1,281,654 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(13 reviews)
[movies]Spot News - Handy (Jam) Organization
Dramatization of how photographs are transmitted by wire, an exciting new technology in the 1930s.
Keywords: Communication: Wirephotos; Media: Newspapers; Technology
Downloads: 1,032,278 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Achievement USA - Sound Masters
General Motors celebrates production of 50 millionth automobile with a parade through Flint, Michigan.
Keywords: Car culture: Ceremonies
Downloads: 884,146 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]How to Go Places - Handy (Jam) Organization
Actress Gale Storm and family take a road trip in their Chevrolet and review the do's and don'ts of auto traveling.
Keywords: Tourism; Travelogues; Car culture: General
Downloads: 841,838 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Golden Years, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Bowling made respectable and appealing to middle-class Americans through modernization and "Populuxe" design.
Keywords: Recreation; Sports: Bowling; Families
Downloads: 333,768 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Ride for Cinderella, A - Handy (Jam) Organization
Cinderella relies on a Chevrolet to carry her home by midnight through obstacles and storms.
Keywords: Animation: Advertising; Folk tales; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 265,010 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]Lucky Strike Cigarette Commercial: Square Dance - Handy (Jam) Organization
Lucky Strike cigarette commercial with stop-motion animation of square-dancing cigarettes.
Keywords: Advertising: Television commercials; Substance abuse: Tobacco; Animation: Stop-motion
Downloads: 148,897 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(23 reviews)
[movies]1955 Chevrolet Screen Ads - Handy (Jam) Organization
Ten short theatrical "screen ads" promoting the 1955 Chevrolet models.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; Advertising: Screen ads
Downloads: 87,540 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(14 reviews)
[movies]Corvair in Action, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional film for the controversial Chevrolet Corvair.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 77,003 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(28 reviews)
[movies]Detroit: City on the Move - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional film made for the City of Detroit, an unsuccessful bidder for the Olympic Games. With views of city highways, automobile manufacturing, a diverse population, and social activities, all shot prior to the city's economic decline.
Keywords: Detroit, Michigan; City planning; Race relations
Downloads: 76,551 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(23 reviews)
[movies]Lucky Strike Cigarette Commercial: Marching Cigarettes - Handy (Jam) Organization
Lucky Strike cigarette commercial with stop-motion animation of marching cigarettes.
Keywords: Advertising: Television commercials; Substance abuse: Tobacco; Animation: Stop-motion
Downloads: 70,482 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(15 reviews)
[movies]Death to Weeds - Handy (Jam) Organization
Shows new herbicides incorporating 2-4-D.
Keywords: Herbicides; Chemical industry; Agriculture: Herbicides and pesticides
Downloads: 64,084 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Your Name Here - Calvin Communications
The ultimate generic industrial film, built around every script and visual cliche.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Production; Motion pictures: Sponsored; Humor
Downloads: 63,128 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(43 reviews)
[movies]How a Watch Works - Handy (Jam) Organization
A simple demonstration of the basic design and operation of a watch, including stop-motion animation showing a watch being assembled from many parts.
Keywords: Animation: Stop-motion; Timekeeping
Downloads: 63,112 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]American Look (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
The definitive Populuxe film on 1950s automotive, industrial, interior and architectural design.
Keywords: Design; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Futurism
Downloads: 62,085 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(14 reviews)
[movies]Living Stereo - Handy (Jam) Organization
Introducing stereophonic phonograph records.
Keywords: Media: Phonograph
Downloads: 58,502 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Visit to Santa, A - Williams (Clem) Films
Santa Claus rides in a parade and walks kids through a relentless department-store Christmas display. Filmed in Pittsburgh.
Keywords: Christmas; Santa Claus; Consumerism
Downloads: 56,565 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(50 reviews)
[movies]To New Horizons - Handy (Jam) Organization
Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the "Futurama" exhibit in GM's "Highways and Horizons" pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks ahead to the "wonder world of 1960."
Keywords: Futurism; World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40; Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 56,549 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(14 reviews)
[movies]Around the Corner - Handy (Jam) Organization
How the automobile differential allows a vehicle to turn a corner while keeping the wheels from skidding.
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering; Physics; Motorcycles
Downloads: 50,812 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]Great New Star, A - Handy (Jam) Organization
Dinah Shore promotes the new Chevrolets and sings "See the U.S.A. in your new Chevrolet."
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 44,808 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Bridging San Francisco Bay - Handy (Jam) Organization
Building the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Bridges; San Francisco: Infrastructure; Occupations: Ironworkers
Downloads: 41,309 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]American Look (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
The definitive Populuxe film on 1950s automotive, industrial, interior and architectural design.
Keywords: Design; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Futurism
Downloads: 40,060 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Leave It to Roll-Oh - Handy (Jam) Organization
Tongue-in-cheek film showing a domestic robot freeing housewives of their chores (and intimating that their work is hardly necessary); actually a promo showing how relays and switches function in the modern automobile. Shown at the New York World's Fair in 1940.
Keywords: Robotics; Gender roles; Futurism
Downloads: 38,204 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(16 reviews)
[movies]Down the Gasoline Trail - Handy (Jam) Organization
Cartoon showing what happens to a drop of gasoline from the time it flows into the gas tank to when it is exploded in the engine cylinder. This "fantastic voyage" through a glisteningly clean Chevrolet engine is an excellent example of the soft-sell industrial, where the product that's promoted is hardly ever mentioned by name.
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering; Oil industry; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 36,644 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Released the same year as two other films with which it shares similarities: MODERN TIMES and TRIUMP...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 33,974 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]American Look (Part III) - Handy (Jam) Organization
The definitive Populuxe film on 1950s automotive, industrial, interior and architectural design.
Keywords: Design; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing; Futurism
Downloads: 33,435 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Pearl Harbor (short version) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Non-narrated agitprop film made as a quick response to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the U.S. entry into World War II.
Keywords: World War II: Pearl Harbor; Propaganda
Downloads: 31,850 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Operation Crossroads (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Documents Able Day and Baker Day blasts of the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Island in the Pacific. Contains footage from many of the ground and aerial cameras set up to record the blasts, beginning with B-29 aircraft "Dave's Dream" dropping an atomic bomb on Bikini Atoll.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Weapons; Marshall Islands; Pacific Ocean
Downloads: 30,667 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Peg-Leg Pedro - Handy (Jam) Organization
Chevrolet advertising cartoon in Technicolor on a "Treasure Island" theme.
Keywords: Animation: Advertising; Automobiles: Advertising; Pirates
Downloads: 28,001 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Just Imagine - Handy (Jam) Organization
Animated character "Tommy Telephone" produces a telephone by assembling 433 separate parts.
Keywords: Animation: Stop-motion; Communication: Telephone; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 27,870 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Back of the Mike - Handy (Jam) Organization
Insider's view of the 1930s radio studio showing the production of dramatic sound effects.
Keywords: Media: Radio; Perception: Sound
Downloads: 27,431 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Young Man's Fancy (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Astonishing sitcom-style sponsored film encouraging increased consumption of electricity by an ever-increasing number of appliances. The plot pits a starry-eyed teenage girl against a geek whose main interests happen to be engineering and time study.
Keywords: Electricity; Gender roles; Houses and homes
Downloads: 27,300 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Princess and the Pauper, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Nicky Nome, a spinoff from "A Coach for Cinderella" and hero of this cartoon, rescues a treasure-laden pauper from the Valley of Jewels, taking him to the princess on a magic carpet, which transforms itself into a new Chevrolet. Expresses a caricatured view of Arab people, typical of many cartoons of the time.
Keywords: Animation: Advertising; Automobiles: Advertising; Orientalism
Downloads: 26,805 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Consuming Women (Women as Consumers) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Strange, highly generalized portrait of the American woman consumer.
Keywords: Consumerism; Gender roles
Downloads: 26,035 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Voice of Victory (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How radio equipment helped to win World War II.
Keywords: Communication: Radio; World War II: Radio
Downloads: 25,952 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Making of a Shooter - Handy (Jam) Organization
This Kodachrome film shows how a teenage boy learns to become a safe and accurate shooter. Famous riflemen appearing include Ned Lilly, Dick Shaughnessy, Thurman Randle, and Fred Armstrong.
Keywords: Hunting; Guns and ammunition; Sports: Hunting
Downloads: 25,939 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Coach for Cinderella, A - Handy (Jam) Organization
Imaginative cartoon that breaks down the parts and features of a Chevrolet automobile into units that can be understood in terms of plant and animal life: caterpillars roll into circles and become automobile tires; in the "visible V-6" fireflies equal spark plugs and mice provide motive power. Naturally, tells part of the Cinderella story, too. Animation supervisor thought to be Frank Goldman.
Keywords: Animation: Advertising; Automobiles: Advertising; Folk tales
Downloads: 25,375 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Match Your Mood
Promotional film for Westinghouse refrigerator line featuring a system of sticker-like decorations enabling purchasers to style their appliances as they choose. Vague hippie-type flower-power graphics; scenes of mod-dressed middle-class conventional people
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 25,357 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(17 reviews)
[movies]Revolutionary New Triumph in Tape, A - Handy (Jam) Organization
Introducing the giant four-track tape cartridge, an obsolete consumer recording format that survived for eight years.
Keywords: Media: Tape recording
Downloads: 24,588 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Three Smart Daughters (Singer Screen Ad) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Three young women impress their men with their home sewing skills.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Sewing; Gender roles
Downloads: 24,468 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Sound And The Story - Handy (Jam) Organization
RCA Victor presents Sound and the Story, copyright Radio Corporation of America
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Consumerism; Media: Phonograph; Perception: Sound
Downloads: 24,467 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]How to Listen To... New Dimensions in Sound - Handy (Jam) Organization
Demonstration of the latest audio technology: stereo sound.
Keywords: Media: Phonograph; Music
Downloads: 23,642 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Television Remote Control (Tuner) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Early technology to enable the channel-surfer.
Keywords: Media: Television
Downloads: 21,930 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Tomorrow's Drivers - Handy (Jam) Organization
Socialization through driver education begins at a tender age in Phoenix.
Keywords: Car culture: Children; Automobiles: Advertising; Phoenix, Arizona
Downloads: 21,177 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]We Drivers (1935 edition) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Early driving safety film showing good and bad sides of a driver's mind.
Keywords: Safety: Driving
Downloads: 20,957 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]This Is Your Police Department - Handy (Jam) Organization
Operations and ceremonies of the Detroit Police Department.
Keywords: Police; Detroit, Michigan
Downloads: 20,738 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]All-American Soap Box Derby (1936) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Official film of early Soap Box Derby competition in Akron, Ohio; tribute to ingenuity of the American Boy.
Keywords: Car culture: Children; Soap Box Derby; Gender roles
Downloads: 20,576 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]On the Air - Handy (Jam) Organization
How radio broadcasting works.
Keywords: Media: Radio
Downloads: 20,284 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Wonderful World of Wash 'n' Wear, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Synthetic fabrics plus electric laundry equipment make washday a pleasure. Host: Jeffrey Lynn.
Keywords: Materials: Synthetics; Home economics; Appliances: Sales
Downloads: 19,945 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
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